IACS issued a recommendation report citing broad guidelines on ship board network architecture. The recommendation broadly covers various aspects from design to installation phases which should be addressed by the Supplier, system integrator and yard.
Wärtsilä announced the opening of an International Maritime Cyber Centre of Excellence (IMCCE) in Singapore, on 16 October. Founded by Wärtsilä and Templar Executives, IMCCE is the first of its type for the marine industry to help drive the cyber awareness and response to cyber incidents.
The US Coast Guard has invested heavily in cyber risk management efforts. These efforts focus on the US Coast Guard Cyber Strategy’s three strategic priorities of: defending cyberspace, enabling operations, and protecting infrastructure. To achieve these goals, USCG has established or is considering cyber-focused initiatives.
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IACS issued a recommendation intended to clarify the need for developing contingency plans for the situation following a failure of onboard computer based systems and laying out expectations for the provision of systems and services that need to remain intact in order for the crew to be able to respond appropriately.
Passwords update; data speed; geo-location authentication; only a few ways to prevent the threat posed by cyber criminals aiming to undermine our network connections. How, therefore, these threats can affect industries and organizations, especially those in the maritime environment?
Following the cyber attack that hit the Port of San Diego on 25 September, the US Coast Guard Office of Port and Facility Compliance drew attention to a joint FBI and DHS announcement on ways to prevent malicious cyber activity arising from the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).
On the sidelines of the International Union of Marine Insurance’s (IUMI) annual conference in late September, cyber security firm Naval Dome called on marine insurers to revoke the controversial ‘Clause CL 380’ and implement policies that insure against the risk of cyber-attacks on ship systems.
The cybersecurity landscape, however, is changing day after day, year after year; and here we are in 2018, trying to put ourselves in the shoes of cybercriminals to better anticipate where attacks will be coming from.
IACS published 9 of its 12 recommendations on cyber safety, in order to enable the delivery of cyber resilient ships whose resilience can be maintained throughout their working lives. The first report recommends procedures for software maintenance of shipboard equipment and systems.
- Women in shipping
BW LNG announces first woman Captain onboard LNG carrier19/10/2018
Port of Savannah's container trade up by 12%19/10/2018
GHG emissions in US reduced by 2.7%19/10/2018
Port of Vancouver announces end of cruise season19/10/2018
IEA: Energy efficiency policies can reduce GHG emissions by 40%19/10/2018
US focuses on offshore wind with three key projects19/10/2018
UK launches new offshore licensing round for Greater Buchan area19/10/2018
EIA: US manufacturers’ ability to switch fuels decline19/10/2018
- Ship Recycling
Pakistan bans shipbreaking activities in Gadani shipbreaking yard19/10/2018
Italy proposes tax ease for sustainable shipping companies19/10/2018